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OUR MISSION
Wellness Alternatives provides individualized health care to naturally balance structural, biochemical, and psychological health. We work with patients of all ages to achieve optimal wellness and disease prevention.

 

Tenets of Functional Splanchnology

It is important to understand that the way the body works does not change to suit a current philosophy of a diseases cause and effect. Neurology, physiology and anatomy in the human body do not change. They have meaning and cannot be ignored, separated, or changed to suit a particular philosophy. By understanding the normal neurology, physiology and anatomy, dysfunction can be recognized. By recognizing the dysfunction, you will understand the effect. Each rationalizes into a procedure that we hope will eliminate the cause of disease and alters the effect back to normal health.

About

 Dr. David Peterson, DC, DCCN, FAAIM

Dr. Dave started on the journey of Functional Medicine as a student Doctor at Chiropractic college. He attended the first Functional Endocrinology course and has continued his education ever since. The only Chiropractor to be listed in St. Louis Magazine Best Doctors 2008. He was one of five Doctors in the United States given unlimited lab testing by Pharmasean Labs.

Dr. Dave is in both the “Why Do I Still have Thyroid Symptoms? When My Lab Tests Are Normal.” and “Why Isn’t My Brain Working?”

The unlimited lab testing gave him a unique perspective into Thyroid, Autoimmune, Hormone and Neurotransmitters.

Articles

Multiple Organ Dysfunction from Bad Root Canal: Case Review

A 40ish year old woman came to the office with unresolved fatigue, gastro, thyroid symptoms,  despite following a Gluten Free diet for nine years. Having done mostly GAPS/AIP/SCD eating protocols in that time frame.  She recently was food tested and determined that IgGs were positive for Casein, chocolate, coffee, corn, egg, peanut, tomato, wheat, and yeast. …

Hashimoto’s Autoimmune Thyroiditis

Hashimoto’s disease is an autoimmune disorder in which your immune system inappropriately attacks your thyroid gland, causing damage to your thyroid cells and upsetting the balance of chemical reactions in your body. The inflammation caused by Hashimoto’s disease, also known as chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis, often leads to an underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism). Hashimoto’s disease is …

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Wellness Alternatives

Dr. David Peterson, DC, DCCN, FAAIM

 

17331 Penn Valley Dr. Penn Valley, CA 95946

 

Email: dpeterson@stlwa.com

Office: 530-615-4083

Text: 530-451-6048

Skype: stlwadrdave